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  1. Hug the Grinch! Win a Macbook Air! to

    on Friday 9th March

    At the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival, Zopim (www.zopim.com), a leading provider of cloud-based Customer Engagement solutions, will hijack the city of Austin, TX to sow the seeds of customer ...

    At Austin Convention Center (map)

  2. All Day Event - ScreenBurn Arcade to

    on Friday 9th March

    The 2012 SXSW ScreenBurn Arcade is where the latest video game industry announcements, product demos and exciting game tournaments happen. ScreenBurn brings together the different worlds of gaming, including console, ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Exhibit Hall 1 (map)

  3. SXSW ScreenBurn Arcade Extended Happy Hour Presented by FUNimation to

    on Friday 9th March

    FUNimation presents a hosted happy hour celebration of the upcoming animated films Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker and Mass Effect: Paragon Lost.

    At Palmer Event Center, Exhibit Hall 1 (map)

  4. Future of Game Development on Multiple Platforms to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Take the dynamic world of cross-platform gaming and mix it with the knowledge garnered from the former CEO and co-founder of MySpace and you’ve got a behind the scenes look ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Room 4-5 (map)

  5. Journalists Discuss the Future of Games to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    We've gathered the brightest and most opinionated minds from Kotaku, Destructoid, KillScreen and the Verge to discuss emerging topics in video game development. Topics will include: how mobile/tablet could kill ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Room 1-2 (map)

  6. All Day Event - ScreenBurn Arcade to

    on Saturday 10th March

    The 2012 SXSW ScreenBurn Arcade is where the latest video game industry announcements, product demos and exciting game tournaments happen. ScreenBurn brings together the different worlds of gaming, including console, ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Exhibit Hall 1 (map)

  7. SXSW ScreenBurn Arcade Stage Presented by IGN Pro League to

    on Saturday 10th March

    Schedule available at SXSW.com.

    At Palmer Event Center, Exhibit Hall 1 (map)

  8. Alternative Funding for Game Development to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Independent game development is stronger than ever and this panel will highlight alternative sources of funding that are not dependent on the traditional publisher funding model. Did you know that ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Room 1-2 (map)

  9. Building Great Games in HTML5 to

    Workshop on Saturday 10th March

    I took a platform game published on Win/Mac/iOS and its 100,000 line C++ code-base and turned it into an HTML5 game running on desktop, mobile and even TVs. This talk ...

    At Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin-Town Lake, Town Lake Ballroom (map)

  10. Cloud adventures: Instant scale... from zero to millions of hits in 24 hours to

    on Saturday 10th March

    In order to remain competitive, developers need to focus on velocity and getting apps launched quickly and efficiently. Come learn about how you can use Google App Engine to build ...

    At Rainey St (map)

  11. Cloudy with a Chance of Gaming to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Over 25 years ago, Super Mario was the only one who could say he was gaming in the cloud, stomping Goombas, eating mushrooms and occasionally using extraordinary leaping skills to ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Room 4-5 (map)

  12. Bridge the Gap Between Casual vs. Hardcore Games to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    With the emergence of highly accessible electronic games developed for Facebook and smartphones, there has been a clear democratization of electronic gaming that has led to many people discovering video ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Room 4-5 (map)

  13. Live the Game: A Lifestyle with a Gaming Sense to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    Peter Swearengen, Executive Producer at Stupid Fun Club, Inc., and Tish Shute, Reality Architect, Stupid Fun Club Inc, will explore the cross pollination of games with life. Peter and Tish ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Room 1-2 (map)

  14. Games 4 Change: Great Power, Great Responsibility to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    This talk will address the power of computer and video games as a mature entertainment medium and a largely untapped art form. It will make an impassioned case for using ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Room 4-5 (map)

  15. Mobile Games: The Secret Sauce Is Social to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    As the popularity of mobile games continues to experience rapid growth, social elements are emerging as the significant ingredient to successful games - and for good reason. They are the ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon H, 6th floor (map)

  16. Surviving the Night: An International ARG Tell All to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Each Summer, thousands of people of all ages and interests participate in local variations of the alternate reality game known as "Journey to the End of the Night", a free, ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Room 1-2 (map)

  17. Can Gaming Make the World Better? to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Let’s face it—games make our lives more fun, but can they also make a positive impact on the world? At the recent Games for Change Festival, Al Gore said “games ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 6AB, 3rd floor (map)

  18. Fixing Broke(n) Governments Through Serious Games to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    It’s no secret. Local, state and federal governments face budget shortfalls, spending cuts and reduced service—in a political climate that favors gridlock. Serious games have emerged as a viable approach ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Salon A (map)

  19. Make a Kinection: The Future of Interactive Design to

    Dual on Sunday 11th March

    Make the Kinection! Microsoft Kinect is the technology which is undoubtedly poised to unlock the next generation of digital design and allows us to bridge the gaps between physical and ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon J, 6th floor (map)

  20. A New Culture of Learning: Gaming, Tech, Design to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Gaming, mentorship, increasing connection, and design thinking converge in a world of constant change -- and invite us to imagine a future of learning that is as powerful as it ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 203 (map)

  21. All Day Event - ScreenBurn Arcade to

    on Sunday 11th March

    The 2012 SXSW ScreenBurn Arcade is where the latest video game industry announcements, product demos and exciting game tournaments happen. ScreenBurn brings together the different worlds of gaming, including console, ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Exhibit Hall 1 (map)

  22. Arcade Stage: LightBox Interactive - Starhawk... Welcome to the New Frontier to

    on Sunday 11th March

    FREE and Open to the Public. Dylan Jobe, President of Austin video game developer LightBox Interactive, will discuss his upcoming PlayStation 3 blockbuster, Starhawk - a fast-paced third person shooter ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Exhibit Hall 1 (map)

  23. Indie Games, Indie Film - DejaVu to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Nearly two decades ago, independent film ushered in a wave of new voices, new stories and a new way of looking at the industry. Fast forward to present day and ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Room 1-2 (map)

  24. Arcade Stage: Bioware - Star Wars The Old Republic to

    on Sunday 11th March

    FREE and open to the public. Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ launched at the end of 2011 after much anticipation from fans around the world. Come join Dallas Dickinson (the ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Exhibit Hall 1 (map)

  25. Video Games: The Supreme Court and What’s Next to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    The video game industry faces a transformative moment in its history. A recent landmark victory before the Supreme Court in the case of Brown v. EMA/ESA affirmed that free speech ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Room 4-5 (map)

  26. Social, Mobile, Location-Based Games to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Developers are tapping into mobile devices’ built in features to produce feature-rich, social game experiences. Hear from gaming startups who are offering social education (Andrew Hsu, Airy Labs), alternate-reality (Gregory ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Room 1-2 (map)

  27. Taking a RISK: From Board Game to Facebook to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    We will explore some of the current issues facing game production through a case study of EA’s Risk: Factions. This panel will address some of the perceived differences between console ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Room 4-5 (map)

  28. Creating Engagement: Brains, Games & Design to

    Future15 on Sunday 11th March

    This segment gives you a psychological dashboard for creating compelling and engaging interaction experiences. Learn to manage the trigger points for critical psychological processes that determine the mental states of ...

    At Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas Ballroom 4-7 (map)

  29. Artists in Labs: Participatory Design at Eyebeam to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    Eyebeam Art & Technology Center provides a context for creative collaboration and the cross-pollination of ideas & practice. In our lab at any given time, there are up to 20 ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol E-H, 3rd floor (map)

  30. Designing Games for Documentary to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    We've drawn together a group of the most well respected and active designers in the field to guide participants through the process of designing games for documentary that people actually ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB, 4th floor (map)